Farm and Fleet expanding in Morton

By WEEK Reporter

April 2, 2013 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 1:05 AM CDT

MORTON, Ill. -- Blain's Farm and Fleet is expanding their store in Morton.

The Company announced plans for a new store on North Morton Avenue.

The owner says 20 additional jobs will be added, and by the time the store is finished, 270 tradespeople will touch the project.

Blain's Farm and Fleet has been a fixture in Morton since 1974.

A company news release say the Village of Morton will purchase the existing building for $2 million.

Adding that the new store will generate more than $100,000 in Village fees.